Around 15,000 police personnel have been deployed across the national capital to ensure celebrations go off smoothly on New Year's Eve, with special traffic arrangements made to regulate the movement of revellers. Hotels and restaurants in Delhi, where parties will be organised have also been briefed about the preventive measures to be taken. In Mumbai, restaurants and entertainment hubs are likely to remain open longer, with revellers readying to ring in 2019 amid loud music and lots of cheer.
The new year also brings lots of new resolutions and a revival of traditions that have been passed on through generations. Some are unique to families, others to regions and cultures. Take this quiz to know how the New Year's Eve is being celebrated globally, and who will be the first to welcome the year 2019.
Updated Date: Dec 31, 2018 21:48:43 IST